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Senator Robach meets with the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester

Senator Robach meets with the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester in the chamber at Albany.

March 16, 2010
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Books at the Bin in Brighton

Pictured with Senator Robach is Bradd Quinn, author of "Under" and Jeff Leonard of American Packaging Corporation, a sponsor of Books at the Bin. Books at the Bin takes place at the Bagel Bin in Brighton.

"Under" by RIT graduate Bradd Quinn is described as a fictional "adult horror tale depicting a series of murders in a small town in upstate New York".

For more information on Quinn, visit his fan page on Facebook: "Under by Bradd Quinn". His book is available on Amazon.com.

March 15, 2010
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Senator Robach Announces Job Creation and Retention Plan Part 2

Sandy Parker, President and CEO of the Rochester Business Alliance, comments on Senator Robach's 2010 Job Creation and Retention Plan.

March 10, 2010
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Senator Robach Announces 2010 Job Creation and Retention Plan Part 3

Matt Hurlbutt of Greater Rochester Enterprise and Jodie Perry, President and CEO of the Greece Chamber of Commerce, provide remarks to Senator Robach's Job Creation and Retention Plan.

March 10, 2010
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Senator Robach Helps Out at Lollypop Farm Telethon

Senator Robach joins Evan Dawson and Norma Holland of 13WHAM-TV on Saturday, March 6th, at Eastview Mall for the Lollypop Farm 2010 Telethon. Lollypop Farm's 14th annual fundraiser raised $198,450 to support homeless animals in Rochester. All funds raised will help Lollypop Farm care for over 12,000 pets this coming year and continue to bring valuable services—including humane education and cruelty investigations—to the Rochester community.

March 9, 2010
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Senator Robach Announces Job Creation and Retention Plan

On Thursday, February 18th, Senator Robach announced a new jobs initiative program designed to improve New York’s business climate, reduce taxes, and help employers create new jobs for workers across the State. Joining Senator Robach for the announcement were Todd Hockenberger, Corporate Vice President, PGM Corporation; Sandy Parker, President and CEO of the Rochester Business Alliance; Matt Hurlbutt, Managing Director, Business Development of Greater Rochester Enterprise; and Jodie Perry, President & CEO, Greece Chamber of Commerce.

March 9, 2010
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Census 2010 "It's In Our Hands"

Census forms begin arriving in mailboxes March 15th.

February 26, 2010
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It's YOUR Money

The Governor is thinking about delaying the return of state income tax refunds. This is a terrible idea. Let’s work together to help him change is mind!Please sign this on-line petition to get the tax refunds out the door as soon as possible. I will deliver the petition to the Governor in the next few weeks to let him know how we feel.

February 23, 2010
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Senator Robach Announces Job Initiative Program

On Thursday, February 18th, Senator Robach announced a new jobs initiative program designed to improve New York’s business climate, reduce taxes, and help employers create new jobs for workers across the State.  Joining Senator Robach for the announcement was Todd Hockenberger, Corporate Vice President, PGM Corporation; Sandy Parker, President and CEO of the Rochester Business Alliance; Jodie Perry, President and CEO, Greece Chamber of Commerce; and Matt Hurlbutt, Managing Director, Business Development.

February 19, 2010
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Senator Robach Introduces New Jobs Initiative Program

02/18/2010 04:24 PM

Senator Robach Introduces New Jobs Initiative Program

 

By: Yevette Collins

 

Senator Robach Introduces New Jobs Initiative Program

New York Senator Joe Robach introduced a new jobs initiative program at PGM Corporation in Rochester Thursday afternoon.

 

The senator said the proposal focuses on four key components: cap on state spending, job creation tax credit, small business tax freedom plan, and a red tape moratorium plan.

 

February 19, 2010
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New York State Tax Return Delay

New York State tax return delay

Posted at: 02/18/2010 5:31 PM | Updated at: 02/18/2010 7:45 PM By: Pat McGonigle | WHEC.com

Taxpayers are outraged. The state doesn't have enough money to pay it's bills so Governor Paterson may hold on to your state tax refund.

February 19, 2010
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Senator Robach Announces New Jobs Initiative Program

Senator Joseph Robach today announced a new jobs initiative program designed to improve New York’s business climate, reduce taxes, and help employers create new jobs for workers across the State.  He was joined by several business leaders and local employers from our community.

 

February 18, 2010
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Senator Robach Statement on Possibility of State Tax Refunds Being Delayed

On Wednesday, February 17th, Senator Robach released the following statement regarding the consideration of New York State tax refunds being delayed:

“The hard working taxpayers of New York State are already struggling in this challenging economy and to withhold their state tax returns will be another hard hit that many cannot afford to take.  Many individuals rely on that refund to help with bills and to delay the payment is unfair. Delaying refunds will not solve the state’s long-term financial issues.”

February 17, 2010
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Monroe County Schedules H1N1 Clinic

MONROE COUNTY SCHEDULES H1N1 CLINIC

Residents of all ages can be vaccinated

The Monroe County Department of Public Health will hold another H1N1 clinic on

February 23, 2010. The clinic is open to all persons aged 6 months and older,

regardless of health condition. There is no charge for the vaccination.

“Getting vaccinated is still an important and wise thing to do. While local flu levels

have been low the past few weeks, infectious disease experts are divided as to

February 16, 2010
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AIDS Community Health Center Merges with AIDS Rochester

On Thursday, January 28th, Senator Robach helped cut the ribbon which made official the merger between AIDS Community Health Center and AIDS Rochester. The new organization, known as AIDS Care, is located at 259 Monroe Avenue. For more information, you can click here to visit the new web site of AIDS Care.

February 5, 2010
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Senator Robach Speaks at Concert to Benefit Honor Flight Rochester

On Saturday, January 30, Senator Robach spoke at a concert to benefit Honor Flight Rochester. More than 400 people attended the concert, which raised $5,400. Proceeds will help pay for World War II veterans to visit the WWII memorial in Washington D.C. You can find out more information about Honor Flight Rochester by clicking here.

February 1, 2010
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SENATOR ROBACH ANNOUNCES MAJOR NEW JOBS INITIATIVE

            This week, Senator Joseph E. Robach announced a major new jobs initiative designed to improve New York's business climate, reduce taxes, and create thousands of new jobs for workers across the State.

January 29, 2010
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Benefit Concert to Aid Honor Flight

Featuring Prime Time Brass and the Aquinas Institute Jazz Ensemble.

Saturday January 30, 2010 7:30pm at Aquinas Institute, Rochester, NY

Tickets available at all Wegmans Food Stores - $6.00 $7.00 at the door.

Special guests are lining up. Stay tuned for future announcements on musicians and speakers being added to this special night.

January 25, 2010
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National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Early Evaluation Program

On Saturday, January 23rd, The National Kidney Foundation is hosting a FREE Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP). Screening takes place from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Memorial AME Zion Church, 549 Clarissa Street, Rochester.

KEEP is a health screening program designed to help identify and educate individuals who are at increased risk for developing kidney disease. It is the most comprehensive screening program in the nation. KEEP is of no cost to the participant.

Who should attend a KEEP Screening?

January 21, 2010
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